Fried pies on choux pastry: a recipe for a hearty and budget-friendly dish

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Potato pies in a new way. Source: depositphotos.com

Homemade pies can be cooked not only in the oven but also in a frying pan. But you need to know that it is better to make the base for fried pies with choux pastry, as it makes the pies very fluffy and soft.

Delicious fried pies

The cook shared on Instagram a recipe for very tasty and satisfying fried pies made with choux pastry.

Recipe for pies



  • Flour – 25
  • Sugar – 1 tbsp.
  • Salt – 0.5 tsp.
  • Oil – 30 g
  • Boiling water – 120 g

For the dough:

All the brew:

  • Dry yeast – 4 g
  • Sugar – 5 g
  • Yolk – 1 pc.
  • Warm water – 60 g
  • Flour – 275 g

Method of preparation:

1. Brew: mix all the dry ingredients and add the oil. Brew with boiling water and stir. Set aside and let it cool slightly.

Dough base

2. During this time, mix the yeast, sugar, egg yolk, flour, and water separately. Add the tea leaves and knead the dough; it should be elastic but slightly sticky. Leave it for 1 hour.

Ready-made dough

3. Divide into 10 pieces. Roll out each piece, not too thin, otherwise it will tear.

Cooking pies

4. Put the filling, pinch like dumplings, and fry on both sides until cooked.

Delicious homemade pies

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